anita blake

August 13, 2009

Modern Zombie Rampage

I have never been a fan of the modern zombie rampage or even the neo-goth zombie fetish of the 60s, 70s and 80s. It seems, however, like their upper-crust undead cousins the Vampires, that zombies are also here to stay. In an article I read on zombies and vampires in pop culture by John Timpane for The Philadelphia Inquirer, I was amazed by just how prevalent zombies are in our pop culture. Fallout of the Modern Zombie Rampage Most of the projects mentioned by Timpane are not ones I’m familiar with. I do know that as a necromancer, Anita Blake […]
August 12, 2009

Vampire Lovers

My affair with my vampire lovers began in 1987. That was the year I first read Anne Rice’s Interview with a Vampire and later, The Vampire Lestat. That was the year I saw The Lost Boys a dozen times in the theater. A year later, I would devour The Queen of the Damned when it was released. Over and over I would re-read the trilogy and eventually when I got my first VCR, The Lost Boys would be one of the first movies I owned. Awaken My Children of the Night In 1990, one of my favorite authors: Mercedes Lackey, […]